Posts Tagged ‘Mitch McConnell’

Party Slap


The power structure, from Republican leader Mitch McConnell to President Obama and Nancy Pelosi, took a slap upside the head from the Tea Party energy tonight, as Rand Paul grabbed the GOP nomination for senate in Kentucky. Political novice Rand Paul rode support from tea party activists to victory in Kentucky’s Republican Senate primary tonight, […]

Blue Dog Bite


Don’t celebrate too soon. The stakes are so high in the health care debate, we shouldn’t be surprised if Obama pulls off a Hail Mary and finds a way to get some sort of socialized medicine model passed. “Let’s just lay everything on the table,” Grassley said. “A Democrat congressman last week told me after […]

They’re wondering what Barack is up to. Not normal people, so much. It’s liberals, mostly, who are concerned about the direction that Barack is taking in forming his management team. “I’m not in the camp that says, ‘Give him a chance, because his vision will dominate,’ ” said Tom Hayden, a high-profile liberal and antiwar […]